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Leaf from a Book of Hours: Marlay cutting Fl. 5b

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Titles

Leaf from a Book of Hours

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 114 x 100 mm, text block on reverse 95 x 65 mm, 12 long lines, ruled in faint brown ink.

CONTENTS: recto – verso: Hours of the Cross, end of Compline, Patris sapientia veritas divina…solatium: mortis in agone. Amen

DECORATION: Large framed miniature with full acanthus and strewn-flower borders: Lamentation.

ORNAMENTATION: Alternate blue and red penwork initials [1 – 2 ll.]

Place(s) associated

  • Bruges ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Early 16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1503 : probably after 1503

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment Page Height 114 mm Width 100 mm
Text Height 95 mm Width 65 mm

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fl. 5b
Primary reference Number: 170650
Project ID: 129
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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